CDI has become a hot topic over the years, with widespread interest and debate regarding who qualifies to be a CDI professional. The fact that there is little specialized academic education or curriculum for CDI only intensifies the debate.
Education, personalization, and culture are the three keys to successful electronic health record (EHR) optimization, according to a recent report from KLAS.
For the last decade (and beyond), a common theme amongst healthcare organizations has been the transition to the EHR, as well as efforts to develop a strategy for managing electronically stored information.
A widely used EHR vendor is facing a class action lawsuit worth almost $1 billion in damages, in addition to allegations that its EHR does not meet “meaningful use” EHR incentive Program guidelines.
The new guidance allows providers to use their own judgment when it comes to sharing information about a patient’s mental health status with friends and family if the intention is to prevent further harm.